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Frank Delaney (1942–2017)

Teoksen Ireland tekijä

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Tietoja tekijästä

Francis James Joseph Raphael Delaney was born in County Tipperary, Ireland on October 24, 1942. Before becoming a full-time writer, he was a radio and television reporter for BBC broadcasting. He wrote about two dozen fiction and nonfiction books during his lifetime including Ireland, Jim Hawkins näytä lisää and the Curse of Treasure Island, The Celts, A Walk to the Western Isles, and James Joyce's Odyssey: A Guide to the Dublin of Ulysses. He died following a stroke on February 21, 2017 at the age of 74. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän
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Tekijän teokset

Ireland (2005) 1,776 kappaletta, 47 arvostelua
Tipperary (2007) 486 kappaletta, 67 arvostelua
The Celts (1986) 297 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
Shannon (2009) 255 kappaletta, 6 arvostelua
Legends of the Celts (1989) 228 kappaletta
Venetia Kelly's Traveling Show: A Novel (2010) 194 kappaletta, 26 arvostelua
The Last Storyteller (2012) 151 kappaletta, 9 arvostelua
The Matchmaker of Kenmare: A Novel of Ireland (2011) 148 kappaletta, 8 arvostelua
Simple Courage: A True Story of Peril on the Sea (2006) 138 kappaletta, 6 arvostelua
The Curse of Treasure Island (2001) 113 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
The Amethysts (1997) 100 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
Irish Short Stories (1999) 89 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
A Walk in the Dark Ages (1988) 49 kappaletta
Betjeman Country (1983) 34 kappaletta
The Folio Anthology of Essays (1990) 26 kappaletta
Desire and Pursuit (1998) 23 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
The Druid (2011) 22 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
Pearl (1999) 22 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
The Sins of the Mothers (1701) 20 kappaletta
At Ruby's (2001) 19 kappaletta
Undead (2011) 18 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua
The Hutchinson Book of Essays (1990) 16 kappaletta
A Stranger in Their Midst (1995) 16 kappaletta
Telling the Pictures (1993) 13 kappaletta
The Girl Who Lived on The Moon (2012) 6 kappaletta
My Dark Rosaleen (1989) 6 kappaletta
The Celts 2 kappaletta
2007 1 kappale
Les Enfants de la peur (2011) 1 kappale

Associated Works

Sananviejä (1953) — Johdanto, eräät painokset2,359 kappaletta, 40 arvostelua
The Landleaguers (1883) — Johdanto, eräät painokset176 kappaletta
Short Stories from the Strand (1992) — Johdanto — 139 kappaletta, 1 arvostelu
The Diary of a Young Lady of Fashion (1924) — Johdanto, eräät painokset102 kappaletta, 3 arvostelua
The Public Domain Review: Selected Essays, The First Three Years, 2011-2013 (2014) — Avustaja — 32 kappaletta, 2 arvostelua

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What a delightful book!
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bschweiger | 46 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Feb 4, 2024 |
Charming, Educational, and Entertaining

Don't let a so so name and awful cover fool you!

I can barely put into words how much I loved this book and the reading by the author!

It's like sitting in conversation with a knowledgeable, thoughtful, and charismatic pibling and just getting to absolutely nerd out about Bram Stoker, Dracula, and vampires. The tone is gloriously conversational and insightful with the reading being so natural and engaging. I believe this is the first I have read or heard of Delaney and I was put in mind of Gaiman and the enthusiastic charm and wit he brings to subjects he is passionate about.

Absolutely worth a listen regardless, but if you have any interest in any of the above it's essential listening.

Bloody brilliant!
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RatGrrrl | 1 muu arvostelu | Dec 20, 2023 |
I loved this book. It was told from the perspective of a "professional" storyteller, traveling the Irish countryside and earning his keep by telling stories. This format made it easy to jump all over Irish history. It was set 150 years ago. In particular, I know this led us to visit New Grange on our recent visit to Ireland.
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jjbinkc | 46 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Aug 27, 2023 |



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